Our donors have a wide variety of charitable interests. Check out some of their stories below!

Stories of Giving | June 13, 2019

Harvey and Virginia Kimmel

Harvey and Virginia Kimmel use a strategic, impact-based approach to their charitable giving in South Palm Beach County. Watch this video to see how they're driving positive impact for our youth.

Stories of Giving | May 17, 2019

Edwin and Patricia Pedersen

The Pedersens believed in education.

Stories of Giving | May 17, 2019

Dr. Dorothy Adams Peck

Dr. Dorothy Adams Peck fell in love with helping others at a young age.

Stories of Giving | October 16, 2018

George Elmore

In 1953, George Elmore and his wife, Wilma, began their paving business. Two trucks, a modest loan and an emerging entrepreneurial spirit became what is today Hardrives, Inc.

Stories of Giving | April 9, 2018

Lottie French Lewis

Lottie French Lewis turned her passions into an everlasting legacy thanks to a recommendation from her attorney Dan Hanley and the Community Foundation.

Stories of Giving | January 2, 2018

Jim and Valerie Stern

Jim Stern was volunteering at the Dunbar Early Learning Center in Martin County when he realized the center was receiving generous gifts from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

Stories of Giving | November 6, 2017

Elizabeth and Marion Muller

Elizabeth and Marion Muller* inherited their family foundation set up by their loving parents, Emily and Patrick.

Stories of Giving | July 19, 2017

Bobbie and Ted Trimble

Our relationship with Martin County started when local philanthropists Barbara “Bobbie” Briggs Trimble and her husband, Edward “Ted” C. Trimble, established the Briggs-Trimble Family Charitable Fund in 1989 at the Community Foundation to assist their favorite Martin County organizations.

Stories of Giving | January 2, 2017

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fund

Committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world.

Stories of Giving | January 2, 2017

Mary and Robert Pew Education Fund

The Mary and Robert Pew Education Fund is making a difference at a time when public education is in need of support more than ever. Only 71% of students in Palm Beach County graduate compared to the state average of 75%.